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Watching Rare Early Comedy from Jay Leno and Freddie Prinze

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 150,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waiting to be rediscovered by comedy nerds like you and me. Each week, this column will highlight a new gem waiting for you at the Paley Library to quietly laugh at. (Seriously, it’s a library, so keep it down.)

When one thinks about the standup comedy boom of the 1980s you probably think about comedians with household names like Seinfeld, Ellen, and Ray [...]

'Parks and Recreation' to Shoot Premiere Partly in Washington D.C.

Parks showrunner Michael Schur assures that the Ben moving to D.C. thing is legit. Further proving this is that the show will be shooting scenes on location in the nation's capital for the premiere. D.C. is a nice looking city that would be a perfect romantic getaway for nerds like Ben and Leslie. Hopefully Ben has researched the best waffles in Dupont Circle and the U Street Corridor and Georgetown and Chevy Chase and Foggy Bottom… You get the idea; he needs to know all the waffle places. Also, you get that Foggy Bottom is a funny name for a neighborhood.

On Location with One of Steve Martin's First TV Performances

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 120,000 television shows, commercials and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waiting to be rediscovered by comedy nerds like you and me. Each week, this column will highlight a new gem waiting for you at the Paley Library to quietly laugh at. (Seriously, it’s a library, so keep it down.)

Last Wednesday, the Paley Center celebrated its 35th birthday. To help celebrate, we’re going to spotlight an item from their archives that aired on [...]